The Greater San Diego LGBT Health & Wellness Referral Network is a community of medical, wellness and mental healthcare professionals who share a collaborative commitment to make affirming, culturally competent healthcare available to LGBT individuals throughout San Diego County. The network is a resource to members of the LGBT community who are looking to optimize their health and well-being by choosing practitioners who can provide care in a safe, and inclusive environment.
Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD: A Resource for Medical Educators: 314-page guide from the Association of American Medical Colleges provides guidance to medical schools and how to become more welcoming institutions and how to integrate training on LGBT health issues into curricula. Free download of the full report and the Executive Summary. [Source: Association of American Medical Colleges]
Healthy People 2020: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Overview of unique health issues and health disparities faced by LGBT individuals and federal government LGBT health initiatives.
MedlinePlus: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health: Patient education resources from the National Library of Medicine and other sources. Includes resources for specific populations, including men, women, parents, kids and caregivers.
Centers for Disease Control: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Public health resources, with guides specific for Gay and Bisexual Men and Women, Transgender People, and LGBT Youth.
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality: Association that serves LGBT health professionals, patients and families. GLMA has created individual guides for Gay Men, Lesbian Women, Bisexuals and Transgender Persons for talking with their doctors.
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